Sep 28, 2017 - Sale 2455

Sale 2455 - Lot 301

Price Realized: $ 6,750
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 6,000 - $ 9,000
THE GREAT VOYAGES, PARTS 3, 4, 5, AND 6 (EARLY EXPLORATION.) Bry, Theodore de; editor. Americae Tertia Pars * Americae Pars Quarta * Americae Pars Quinta * Americae Pars Sexta. Illustrated title pages, 77 plates, 37 half-page engravings in text. [16], 134 pages; [1], 24; [1], 22; [3], 28, [1] plate leaves. Folio, later mottled calf, minor wear; minor foxing, incomplete copies lacking most text leaves but with a nearly complete complement of plates (see below); armorial "North Library" bookplate of the Earls of Macclesfield dated 1860 on front pastedown. Frankfurt, 1594-97

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[Hans Staden.] Americae Tertia Pars Memorabile Provinciae Brasiliae. First edition, second issue. Lacking the double-page map and the final narrative text leaves which extend from pages 135-296. [Frankfurt:] Theodore de Bry, 1592 [1597] [Girolamo Benzoni.] Americae Pars Quarta. Second edition. Lacking all text leaves (pages 1-146) as well as plate XII. The double-page folding map, "Occidentalis Americae" is present but bound at the end of the volume after Americae Pars Sexta. Frankfurt: John Feyerabend, 1594 [Girolamo Benzoni.] Americae Pars Quinta. First edition, second issue. Lacking all text leaves (pages 1-82) and map. [Frankfurt]: Theodore de Bry, 1595 [Girolamo Benzoni.] Americae Pars Sexta. First edition. Lacking all text leaves (pages 1-108) and map, but including double-page view of Cuzco. Frankfurt, 1596. Church 149, 155, 156a, 158; European Americana 592/49, 594/11, 595/8, 596/9. Provenance: Sotheby's London Macclesfield Library sale, 15 March 2007, lot 3130.